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Expressions of interest: Salisbury Intercultural Community Alliance

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The City of Salisbury is in the process of seeking a group of people to be involved in the Salisbury’s Intercultural Community Alliance Network.

Expressions of Interest close 5pm Monday 18 March 2019.

Background

Council developed an Intercultural Strategic Plan, where we consulted broadly with many different focus groups and individuals. 

We listened to what our residents said, focused on what they would like and then developed a strategy about how Council is going to deliver their ideas.

What is an Intercultural City?

Intercultural cities are places that are welcoming and cohesive, where people of all cultures are respected equally. By improving access and awareness of support services – especially to those most vulnerable, residents have equal opportunity to participate in the region’s social, economic and environmental activity. By promoting this diversity, cities can flourish and become more liveable for everyone.

What is the Salisbury Intercultural Community Alliance?

The Intercultural Community Alliance will be a group of connected people from diverse cultures who will bring a consumer perspective to discussion and decisions about key aspects of service planning and provision in building Salisbury as an Intercultural City.

Purpose of the Group:

The City of Salisbury is committed to ensuring that the voices of people from all cultures are integrated into the key aspects of decision making about how the City of Salisbury can assist people and how they live their lives. Salisbury Intercultural Community Alliance will consist of people from diverse backgrounds and be commenting on the following areas of life:

o   Advocacy and partnerships

o   Communication. engagement and participation

o   Recognition, celebration and events  

o   Services and programs

o   Council’s internal capacity

Commitment of the Group:

The Salisbury Intercultural Community Alliance is the platform to begin the conversations and have a connection to Salisbury through participation, living, working or volunteering in the City of Salisbury area and have a connection to other groups to seek out others views and ideas.

o   Members will work together with Council to evaluate our work through an annual survey and focus groups.

o   Members and management will decide together meeting times and dates.

Who can apply?

Salisbury residents from diverse backgrounds (including ethnicity, ability, race, age etc.) is encouraged to apply. Applicants must be 18+ and a wide range of ages is encouraged.

When and where can I apply?

Expressions of Interest is open from Wednesday 6 February 2019 and close 5pm Monday 18 March 2019.

Apply online here or contact Myfanwy below to get a hard copy version of the application form.

 

For more information 

Enquires can be directed to

Myfanwy Mogford
Diversity & Inclusion Project Officer
D: 8406 8498 | M: 0466 842 275
E: MMogford@salisbury.sa.gov.au